Senecio is a genus of flowering plants with striking characteristics and features. This group varies significantly in shape, color, and growth habits. This diversification makes it a worthy addition to your collection of house plants. There are several varieties within the senecio that you can explore. Some of the most notable members include the string of dolphins and string of pearls plant. Most members of Senecio, particularly string of pearls, enjoy total exposure to sun and direct light. They might grow poorly if you keep them under low and medium light conditions. Senecio has beautifying, environmental, and medicinal benefits. This plant appears better when you leave them in the company of other houseplants. Some therapeutic uses include treatment for chest congestion, bleeding, high blood pressure, spasms, and water retention. You won't spend much time, money, or energy to keep the plant in your space.